The Ford Family Foundation/Ford Opportunity Program

Hallie E. Ford and The Ford Family Foundation established the Ford Opportunity Scholarship Program to provide scholarships to college students who are single parents with custody of dependent children (18 years of age or younger) and be the head of household as defined by IRS regulations. The intention of this scholarship is to assist single parents who do not have the support of a live-in partner. Recipients must have at least one year remaining in their undergraduate program and attend college in their home start of Oregon or California and plan to pursue a Bachelor's degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000 - $25,000
Number of Awards
30 - 50
Application Deadline
March 1
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
3
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
California, Oregon
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
California, Oregon
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Scholarship Programs Manager
The Ford Family Foundation
Address
440 East Broadway, Suite 200
City, State, Zip
Eugene, OR , 97401
Telephone
(541) 485-6211
E-mail
fordscholarships@tfff.org
Website
Website

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